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With so many anticipated Nashville restaurant openings, it’s hard to keep up with what has already opened, what’s coming soon, and what’s changed. Let us help you stay up to date with all the delicious Nashville restaurant news.  

Restaurants:
Recently Opened

June 2024

  • Blueprint Underground Cocktail Club
    Printer’s Alley is welcoming a new era of nightlife with the arrival of The Blueprint Underground Cocktail Club. Expect a sensory playground where fashion shows, international DJs, and local singer-songwriters create an immersive, vibrant experience.
  • Crumbly Corner Cafe
    Indulge your daily caffeine ritual with Wedgewood-Houston’s latest space — a cafe serving artisan coffee in a cozy atmosphere.
  • High Point Coffee
    Bagel sandwiches and tasty coffee unite at this new coffee shop between Edghill and Music Row.
  • JamBox Sandwich Shop
    Nashville restaurateurs Shane Nasby and Tyler Lechtanski have teamed up with Wedgewood-Houston’s Fait la Force Brewery to offer a menu of 10 handcrafted sandwiches.
  • JBJ's Nashville
    Jon Bon Jovi has opened JBJ's Nashville, which has five stories, including two rooftop spaces. It is a groundbreaking venue offering a state-of-the-art fusion of rock 'n' roll and country.
  • Nashville Street Taco
    12South’s newest taco joint boasts a fairly extensive roster of Mexican favorites, from queso and guacamole to burritos and taco salads.
  • Tavern
    After a two-year hiatus for structural upgrades, this local go-to is now reopened.
  • This Bar and Tennessee Kitchen
    Morgan Wallen's This Bar is a six-story bar on 4th Avenue that pays homage to his love of all things Tennessee.

May 2024

  • Bell Bottoms Up Bar
    Lainey Wilson's Bell Bottoms Up is her new three-story entertainment destination with two stages, four bars, and more.
  • Coral Club
    Located off Gallatin Pike, Coral Club offers a lively place for lounging with a libation. The interiors evoke a seaside escape, and the bright Sun Parlor and lush Rooftop Patio offer additional spaces to soak up the rays and channel the Amalfi Coast without ever leaving Nashville.
  • DeLuca
    Authentic Italian is the culinary theme at this new upscale dining spot in West Nashville.
  • Fonda
    A New York-based restaurant has opened in the 12South neighborhood. Chef Roberto Santibañez has prepared a menu with everything from Ensalada de Nopales (cactus salad) and made-to-order guacamole to grilled lobster with street corn and wagyu ribeye with mole sauce.
  • Forevermore Coffee
    Started by a husband-and-wife team, Forevermore in East Nashville offers a wide range of goodies, from iced lattes to clothing and accessories.
  • Fox Run Cafe
    Belle Meade Winery already offers a beautiful venue for strolling and tasting, but Fox Run Cafe adds a tasty touch with a menu featuring sandwiches, salads, charcuterie boards, spreads, and even Southern deviled eggs.
  • Lady Bird Taco
    Stop into East Nashville’s newest Mexican eatery for everything from a chorizo, egg, and cheese breakfast taco to the City Slicker Salad or Texas-style queso.
  • Tanya Tucker's Tequila Cantina
    The second floor at Nudie's Honky Tonk has turned into a lively cantina-style bar where you can find flavorful cocktails and Mexican-inspired cuisine by the Country Music Hall of Fame member and GRAMMY Award-winning artist, Tanya Tucker.

April 2024

  • 1865 Club
    Located in the basement of a historic building in Midtown, this speakeasy-style bar is the perfect place for elegant cocktails and quiet conversation.
  • Blue Sushi Sake Grill
    Blue Sushi Sake Grill has opened its second Nashville locale where you can enjoy sustainably sourced seafood, including an extensive sushi menu.
  • Cafe Yolan
    Yolan has expanded its offerings to include a cafe. Located in the lobby of The Joseph Hotel, the cafe is open daily for breakfast, lunch, and weekend brunch.
  • Ella's by Christian Petroni
    Ella’s on 2nd has taken on a new chef, concept, name, and menu, thanks to Food Network-born celebrity chef Christian Petroni. The new eatery on Lower Broadway focuses on rustic coastal Italian cuisine.
  • Little Rad Market
    The Radish chef and founder has expanded her repertoire to include Little Rad Market in Belle Meade. Stop in for your morning coffee and breakfast, lunch, or dinner.

March 2024

  • AVA Rooftop Bar
    An elevated rooftop experience in Downtown Nashville with craft cocktails, wine, and Mediterranean-inspired small places.
  • Brotherly Love Cheesesteaks
    Nashvillian John Hoffman owns Brotherly Love, which focuses on Philadelphia-style cheesesteaks. This is Hoffman’s first Brotherly Love, a new eatery in the Silo Studios building in The Nations
  • Chief's
    Eric Church's six-story Lower Broadway bar features an intimate, seated live music venue and a whole hog barbecue restaurant on the rooftop, serving meats from pitmaster and James Beard Award-winner Rodney Scott.
  • Friends in Low Places Bar & Honky-Tonk
    Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood have opened a new Downtown restaurant, Friends in Low Places Bar & Honky-Tonk.
  • PlayDate
    A new upscale restaurant and bar in the 12South area with ample outdoor seating and premium drinks.
  • Taco Bamba
    Chef Victor Albisu, a James Beard-nominated chef based in the Washington, D.C. metro area, has opened Taco Bamba’s first Nashville location in Green Hills.
  • The Finch Grill & Raw Bar
    The team behind Harper's Steakhouse has launched its 3rd restaurant concept in Nashville, located in the historic Union Station complex.
  • The Rux
    Perched atop the Cambria Midtown Hotel, this rooftop restaurant and bar offers all sorts of delicious shareable plates to snack on.
  • The Study
    A wall-to-wall bar space featuring intimate booths and library-inspired details, located in Sobro.

February 2024

  • Afro XYZ
    This new Afro-fusion restaurant has introduced African fare to Marathon Village.
  • Cocorico French Bakery & Cafe
    Elodie Habert brings authentic French baked goods and cuisine to the Midtown neighborhood.
  • January at Southall Farm & Inn
    Southall’s signature restaurant, January, brings the spirit of our pursuits across the farm together
  • Limo Peruvian eatery
    Authentic Peruvian cuisine in the heart of East Nashville, featuring Chef Marcio Florez's culinary signature and Mauricio Sulay's expertise.
  • Salento Italia
    Donelson has a cozy new neighborhood Italian joint with nods to Greek cuisine. Introducing Salento Italia, the latest concept from the sibling team behind Greko, Darfons, and Southside Grill.
  • Sora
    Nashville's highest and newest sushi dining experience is now at Skye Lounge atop the Sheraton Hotel. Local Chef Art Insyxiengmay will prepare fresh and creative sushi offerings in this iconic fixture of the Nashville skyline.
  • SusieCakes
    A female-owned, all-American bakery offers classic desserts made entirely from scratch using simple, natural ingredients.
  • The Restaurant at W Nashville
    In place of Andrew Carmellini's The Dutch is now The Restaurant at W Nashville, which serves classic American cuisine with regional and local flavors.
  • Upbeet
    An Atlanta-based counter-serve fast-casual concept offering vegetarian and organic-focused grain bowls and smoothies is now open in the Gulch.

January 2024

  • Bad Luck Burger Club
    The beloved Bad Luck Burger Club Smashburger food truck has found a permanent location at Honeytree Meadery in East Nashville
  • Benji's Bagel & Coffee House
    Owned by husband-and-wife duo Becca and Niko Bendaj, at Benji's Bagel & Coffee House, guests can choose from bagel and schmear flavors, pastries, and coffee or tea options.
  • BetMGM Sports Lounge Restaurant & Bar
    BetMGM Sports Lounge Restaurant & Bar is now open at Bridgestone Arena, bringing all the fun and energy of Broadway.
  • Bungalow10
    A vibe dining restaurant featuring globally inspired cuisine in Hillsboro Village.
  • Glasshaüs
    Part café, part glassblowing studio, and part event venue, this spot is a unique experience.
  • Jar Cocktail Club
    A speakeasy-style cocktail club in Hillsboro Village featuring craft cocktails, a small bites menu, and a lineup of live DJs.
  • Pie Town Tacos
    Fast-casual taco joint Pie Town Tacos opened its second location on Woodland Street in East Nashville.
  • Prickly Pear Coffee Co.
    An espresso bar delivering a sustainable and community-driven coffee experience. 

  • Neighborlily
    A community-oriented flower, coffee, and tea shop nestled in the heart of historic Germantown.
  • Neighbors
    The Gulch is the newest locale for the bar and restaurant’s fourth eatery. Ramone's Oyster Bar & Citrus Club Wedgewood-Houston's first rooftop bar with oysters, cocktails, and more is at Mercado by Butchertown.
  • Ramone's Oyster Bar & Citrus Club
    Wedgewood-Houston's first rooftop bar with oysters, cocktails, and more is at Mercado by Butchertown.

December 2023

  • Bagelshop
    Kayla Palmer and Max Palmer opened a new bagel shop in Donelson. The shop serves hand-rolled, kettle-boiled bagels made fresh every day.
  • Barrel Proof
    Barrel Proof, a New Orleans staple, opened its first out-of-state location, serving up smash burgers and craft cocktails.

November 2023

  • The Amsterdamian
    Owner Martin Terporten, a native of the Netherlands, opened a cocktail-centric East Nashville spot serving a select menu of favorites such as fondue, bruschetta, and dessert.
  • Barrel Proof
    This neighborhood bar in New Orleans has opened a Nashville location in Germantown.
  • Burger + Grain
    The Nations’ newest culinary open-kitchen concept opened with a menu filled with fresh, local ingredients.
  • Café Momentum
    Award-winning restaurant and culinary training facility for justice-impacted youth is open.
  • Cherries
    Cherries is Dickerson Pike’s newest go-to, with an outdoor courtyard to enjoy boozy frozen drinks, cold beer, and a selection of bites from the wood-fired grill.
  • Friends In Low Places
    Garth Brooks opened a bar on Lower Broadway featuring three floors, live music stages, and multiple bars.
  • Mercado by Butchertown
    The Wedgewood-Houston neighborhood just gained another culinary adventure with Mercado by Butchertown - affiliation with Butchertown Hall. Enjoy fresh oysters in the raw bar or Butchertown favorites like queso and oak-smoked brisket.
  • Puttshack
    Ideally situated in The Gulch near Pins Mechanical, Puttshack is an upscale, tech-infused mini golf experience with neon lights, beer pong, and an extensive menu featuring everything from lamb skewers and Thai octopus to chorizo and cheese empanadas or Korean BBQ bao buns.
  • Retrograde Coffee + The Bar at Retrograde
    With a new storefront in historic City Heights, Retrograde Coffee delivers a cozy neighborhood coffee stop.

October 2023

  • Bad Idea
    Bad Idea, a wine-forward restaurant from sommelier Alex Burch, is open in East Nashville.
  • Bar Continental
    Taking over the space once occupied by Chef Brock’s former concept, The Continental, Bar Continental is a cozy record bar and lounge where you can sip on classic cocktails and savor a rotating selection of seafood-driven bites.
  • Blind Barber
    A barbershop by day and cocktail lounge by night opened in South Gulch.
  • Joe Muer Seafood
    Detroit-based Joe Vicari Restaurant Group opened Joe Muer Seafood at Capitol View in the North Gulch in late 2023.
  • Grandpa Bar
    This coffee and cocktail bar is Marathon Village’s newest spot for caffeine and signature libations.
  • Hank Williams Jr Boogie Bar
    The official bar of Hank Williams Jr. is now open on lower Broadway for food drinks and live music. 
  • Nashville Live!
    Nashville’s premier entertainment destination is now open on 2nd Avenue with DraftKings Sports & Social, PBR Cowboy Bar, and AVA Rooftop Bar. 

  • Sabell's
    Located in a colorful 1930s bungalow, this new 21-and-over taverna offers mezze plates, a full bar, and a great patio in East Nashville.
  • Schulman's
    Named after David “Skull” Schulman, who pioneered Nashville’s dive bar scene with Skull’s Rainbow Room, Schulman’s is an unpretentious neighborhood joint with vintage signs, leather barstools, and a no-fuss menu that includes fried pickles, a fried bologna sandwich, and a pastrami dip.
  • Supper Club on Belcourt
    An American steakhouse harmonizing food and cocktails in Hillsboro Village. 

  • SweetMilk
    Pat Martin of Hugh Baby’s recently opened the doors on his new independent venture, SweetMilk. Based on the traditional Southern fare his grandmother used to make, the menu serves breakfast and lunch favorites such as scratch-made biscuits, mill-ground grits, pancakes with hickory syrup, cast-iron fried chicken, and country-fried steak.
  • Tiger Bar
    Tiger Bar has taken over 2909 B Gallatin Pike in East Nashville. The bar offers a menu of classic cocktails from the 1930s era.

September 2023

  • Black Market Bar and Grill
    Hailing from Birmingham, Alabama, owner George Cowgil has brought the Black Market to Printer’s Alley.
  • Evelyn's at the Hutton Hotel
    Located on the ground floor of the iconic Hutton Hotel, Evelyn’s is a love letter to classic Americana — nostalgic recipes expressed in unique, modern ways.
  • The Iberian Pig
    Coming from Atlanta, The Iberian Pig Nashville delivers some seriously delicious Spanish-style tapas and charcuterie board to the Gulch neighborhood.
  • Sports & Social
    A one-of-a-kind sports bar at The Mall at Green Hills boasts a 33-foot LED media wall and 20+ HDTVs, making it the next best thing to watch the game at the stadium.
  • World of Beer
    World of Beer in Midtown offers more than just what’s on tap, from giant Bavarian pretzels to flatbreads, burgers, and char-grilled shrimp

August 2023

  • Harper's Steakhouse
    Milkshake Concepts, an experiential hospitality group making significant long-term investments to bring memorable hospitality experiences to Nashville, has officially opened its next Music City destination: Harper’s Steakhouse.
  • Hero Doughnuts & Buns
    Fresh doughnuts and buns made daily in Wedgewood-Houston offering old favorites full of nostalgia and high on flavor. 
  • Hi-Wire Brewing
    A dog and family-friendly craft beer brewery in The Gulch with games and a covered outdoor patio. 
  • Joe Muer Seafood
    An upscale dining experience serving fresh, sustainable seafood in the downtown Capitol View district. 

  • Pelato
    An Italian concept by two New York City restaurateurs opened in Germantown.

July 2023

  • Four Walls
    An intimate bar in downtown Nashville hidden inside The Joseph.
  • Iggy’s
    Italian-inspired restaurant and wine bar centered around fresh pasta in Wedgewood-Houston.
  • Reunion
    A neighborhood bar in East Nashville's Five Points with an outdoor courtyard.

June 2023

  • Barstool Nashville
    A sports bar in downtown Nashville with live music and outdoor seating. 
  • Ophelia’s Pizza + Bar
    Italian-inspired cuisine, created by Chef Partners Jamie Lynch and Adam Hodgson, utilizes imported Italian ingredients as well as local Nashville products in the heart of Downtown.
  • Present Tense
    Co-owned and operated by Michelin-starred restaurant veterans Rick Margaritov and Ryan Costanza, Present Tense brings Southeast Asian dishes and sake to Wedgewood-Houston.
  • Marble Fox Brewing Company
    From beer tastings and food pairings to live music and trivia nights, this brewery always has something going on.
Coming Soon

Summer 2024

  • Barracuda Taco Stand
    Based in New Orleans, Barracuda Taco Stand will take Silo Studios' outdoor amenity space in the summer of 2024. Read more from the Nashville Post.
  • Category 10
    Luke Combs is bringing the storm with a new, next-level honky-tonk to Downtown Nashville. Opening in the summer of 2024, Category 10 will be an off-the-charts entertainment experience, getting the best in live music, food, spirits, and sports. Read more from WKRN.
  • Fishmonger
    Atlanta-based seafood-focused spot has plans to open two Nashville locations in 2024. Read more from Nashville Eater.
  • Fogg Street Lawn Club
    A multilevel entertainment venue with rooftop British lawn bowling and a rugby and soccer pub is opening in downtown Nashville in the summer of 2024. Read more from Nashville Business Journal.
  • Momotaro
    This modern Japanese restaurant will soon open in Wedgewood-Houston, using local ingredients and traditional methods. Read more from the Nashville Scene.
  • The Henry
    Phoenix-based restaurateur Sam Fox is bringing another restaurant to Nashville, this time to 12South. The Henry will add an American-based all-day option to the growing neighborhood. Read more from Nashville Business Journal.
  • Odie's
    Old Dominion will open a new bar in Nashville's Midtown neighborhood in the summer of 2024. Read more from Country Music Television.
  • Saffire
    Longtime Nashville restaurateur Tom Morales will reopen Saffire at The Factory at Franklin in 2024. Guests can expect a wood-fired grill and classics, like steak biscuits, gumbo oyster bar, smoked prime rib, and new items. Read more from Nashville Business Journal.

Fall 2024

  • Fancypants
    An Honest to Goodness Hospitality concept is opening at 917 Dickerson Pike in East Nashville in mid-to-late 2024. Led by Chef Weaver, the kitchen will offer a unique grid-style menu featuring a seasonal tasting of dishes that can be mixed and matched, shared or not. Read more from Nashville Lifestyles.
  • Paris Baguette
    Sisters Hanna Chen and Kate Lee are bringing a piece of their South Korean childhood to the Gulch in the fall of 2024. Read more from Nashville Eater.
  • Pastis
    The famed New York City restaurant from Keith McNally will open next to Soho House Nashville. Read more from Nashville Business Journal.

Winter 2024

  • Andiamo Presto
    Detroit-based Joe Vicari Restaurant Group announced it will open Andiamo Presto at Capitol View in the North Gulch in late 2024. Read more from the Nashville Post.
  • Masero
    One of Dallas' top-rated Tex-Mex restaurants is coming to Nashville's 12South neighborhood sometime in 2024. Read more from Nashville Business Journal.
  • Philippe Chow
    Philippe Chow, the upscale Beijing-style restaurant founded in New York City, announced its forthcoming Nashville location will join the lineup of restaurants and entertainment spaces at the historic Cummins Station near downtown sometime in 2024. The restaurant will be neighbors with Pullman Standard Cocktail Lounge, The Gibson Garage, The Finch Grill & Raw Bar, and Cannery Hall at 209 10th Ave. philippechow.com
  • Urban Cowboy Public House
    The owners of New York-based boutique hospitality brand Urban Cowboy Hotels will open a restaurant and bar in the downtown Arcade in 2024. Read more from the Nashville Scene.

Coming in 2025

  • Ocean Prime
    Columbus-based Cameron Mitchell Restaurants is planning its first Nashville restaurant. Ocean Prime will open in 10,000 square feet at the Nashville Yards project in 2025, marking the brand's 21st location. Read more from Nashville Business Journal.
  • Fogo de Chao
    A Brazilian Steakhouse offering skewered meats carved tableside is coming to Nashville Yards in 2025. Read more from the Tennessean.
  • Oak by Tabu
    A California restaurateur, Jeff Chon, is bringing a new Japanese restaurant to downtown Nashville. Oak by Tabu will open in SoBro at 534 Sixth Ave. S., on the ground floor of the Sentral apartment complex. Read more from Nashville Business Journal.
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